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1/2 weeks. on wednesday it was ohio. yesterday it was virginia where both president obama and mitt romney were campaigning for votes. president obama stumped for votes in virginia beach. an area with a large military population. >> it's time for a new economic patriotism. an economic patriotism rooted in the belief that growing our economy begins with a strong and thriving middle-class. >> reporter: while mitt romney reached out to veterans in the critical northern virginia suburbs. >> we will make sure and restore our economy and put people back to work, get rising take home pay again. we are going to make sure we have a military that is second to none. i will do those things. >> reporter: right now the president has the edge in the key battleground states include vag va where he is ahead by 4 points. romney told abc's david muir, he is not deterred by the numbers. >> well i am very pleased with some polls. less so with other polls. frankly at this early stage. polls go up. polls go down. >> reporter: it is not really early. in fact, voting is already under way. voters in iowa sta
on the campaign trail, campaigning in some key battleground states, colorado, ohio, and virginia this week. >> he needs to get out there. >> he does. >>> just three days after hitting the stores the much-anticipated iphone 5s are all but gone. official figures come out later today, but one report estimates that 8 million phones were sold, meantime, the verizon version of the iphone 5 has a surprise feature. it also accepts the at&t sim card and works on that network. it's not clear if those phones were unintentionally set up that way. i have to believe that they were intentionally. they don't anything unintentionally, do they? >> that's right. do you think squirrels use iphones? >> they use acorn phones. >> okay. well, sometimes the pictures tell the story and here is a great example. a guy in finland had his camera rolling as a squirrel was running around in his fourth floor apartment. >> the little guy must have come in through an open window, and that's exactly how he flew out -- yes, he flew out, amazingly, though, he survived that four-story flight to the ground. you can see him just running
critical northern virginia suburbs. >> we will make sure and restore our economy and put people back to work, get rising take home pay again. we are going to make sure we have a military that is second to none. i will do those things. >> reporter: right now the president has the edge in the key battleground states include vag va where he is ahead by 4 points. romney told abc's david muir, he is not deterred by the numbers. >> well i am very pleased with some polls. less so with other polls. frankly at this early stage. polls go up. polls go down. >> reporter: it is not really early. in fact, voting is already under way. voters in iowa started heading to the polls. next tuesday voters in ohio can do the same. that's why the president's latest ad where he is speaking directly to the camera for two minutes looks like a closing argument. >> there will be debates. speeches, and more ads. but if i could sit down with you in your living room, or around the kitchen table, here's what i would say. >> reporter: for many americans now is the time when they lock down their vote. with presid
campaigns in norfolk, virginia. yesterday the president stepped off the trail to see firsthand the damage left behind by hurricane isaac in the south. he promised the federal government stand by and is ready to help those folks rebuild. >>> thousand of louisiana and mississippi property owners are going to need all of the help that they can get. many have returned home for the first time to see the mess left from isaac's flood walters. some of the areas have never been flooded this badly before and that has got homeowners in new orleans suburbs frustrated. >> it would be nice if they would have, put levee protection around our area as well as the new orleans. all they did was protect new orleans didn't protect outer league areas. the water had nowhere to go. it had to come this way. >>> more than 100,000 homes and businesses in louisiana and mississippi and arkansas still have no power. >>> isaac's leftovers are hitting the northeast today on the heels of severe loon of storms that battered central delaware. powerful wind whipped through kitt county damaging ten homes there. some say they
to virginia and all that moisture accompanied at times by strong wind as well. today's weather will be a one-two punch for the state of delaware. the state got slammed yesterday by a fierce batch of storms, winds topping 60 miles per hour damaged at least ten tomorrows in the county ripping apart rooftops and garages. some people reported even seeing a funnel cloud yesterday. thousands lost power, but there were no reports of serious injuries. abc's ginger zee looks ahead at a very stormy day. >> i remember my outfit, first day of being in school a big deal. they'll need galoshes. flood watches in place from north carolina to new jersey. philadelphia included in there. the heaviest rain from new york city to boston. can you imagine? that is going to be a big impact. back to the beginning of isaac. wanted to show you a couple of numbers. over 20 inches for new orleans. parts of mississippi in that 10 to 17-inch range. got to tell you even when you are in that range, because we were there in gulfport, it came so quickly and so steady in 36 hours. >> unbelievable numbers there. abc's ginger zee
at the forecast for the rest of the country. the rainy weather is historying 14 states from virginia up to new england. a different storm system dumps downpours in the gulf coast. severe storms around minneapolis, des moines, omaha, and kansas city. hot and dry from the rockies to texas. >> triple digits, dallas, phoenix. 80s, miami to new york. and across much of the midwest. >>> temperatures are expected to reach the 90s again today. north east of los angeles. that's where hundreds of firefighters are battling a fast-moving fire in the angeles national forest. more than six square miles have already burned. as abc's nick watt reports, the danger is growing. >> reporter: theangeles national forest was packed with thousand of campers and hikers enjoying the holiday weekend. >> we just saw the smoke next to us and we started packing. >> reporter: the fire began 2:15 sunday cause unknown. within hours, nearly 4,000 acres were ablaze. vacationers evacuated and hundreds of firefighters drafted in from across the west. the fire is moving very, very fast the we can see it coming down this hillside.
and bruises, but this virginia woman broke her leg after her deck collapsed and others have been killed. what should you watch out for? first experts say look for cracked and rotted wood. the people at this birthday party in redmond, washington, had no idea their deck was rotting until it fell out from under them banging them up. another warning sign, weak connections like nails. experts say make sure the deck is bolted instead straight through to the skeleton of the house. >> there was a loud crack, but nothing before that. like, we didn't hear creaking. >> reporter: two people in critical condition after this dramatic deck collapse in golden, colorado. third, even if the deck is attached properly make sure the bolts aren't core rowearing. what happens when people ignore the warning signs. abc news had this built with the number one flaw, weak connections so we could demolish it and show you. one, two, three. it's textbook. like so many, our deck collapses against the building adding a crushing hazard to the danger. that's why experts say if your deck is more than 15 years old get it inspect
county in the word, franklin county, virginia. so the bonderant brothers, the characters, and you see jessica chastain from "the help," the romantic interest. a corrupt chicago cop, they want cut of the money these guys are getting from prohibition. the scene you are about to see, between the sheriff and the chicago special agent, guy pierce, who you literally want to murder. i mean he is such a good antagonist. they're discussing the bonderant boys who aren't bowing to their pressure. >> you are a side show unto yourselves. sheriff, do you have any idea what a thompson submachine gun does to a mortal? >> this ain't chicago. you can't just shoot him. do that around here and people will string us up from a tree. >> do i look stupid to you? >> a lot of faces you will recognize. got to warn you, it is highly graphic. highly graphic. >> i didn't think you liked violence. but you liked this one. >> i liked it. when i say violent, i am talking brass knuckles, slitting of the throat, tarred and feathered. a little sexually graphic, wouldn't say sexually graphic. a little bit of language. the
, the challenge for america's lunch lady is to get the kids to eat it. jim avila, abc news. bristol, virginia. >> drastic change from the days we were in school, mystery meat, jell-o, any change like that will take some time. maybe a long-term goal, if you begin healthy habits now -- >> early. >> -- will lead them into adulthood, healthier than maybe folks are now. >> remember the square pizzas we would get. they said they're having much more success with elementary students. and i think. oh. >> look at that. >> is that -- >> aluminum lunch boxes. >> mork and mindy. >> rob as mork. >> robin williams in the day. >> had to strawberry shortcake pail. >>> all right. coming up next -- don't know what that was. from single mother to creator of the best-selling book series in history. >> j.k. rowling at it again with a different audience in mind. can she re-create her success with adults? we'll hear what she says about it. coming up next. >>> author j.k. rowling is up to something very new. >> here is the story. >> reporter: books, movies. >> you are a wizard, harry. >> reporter: merchandise. a them
. and a large cake was driven down from virginia. her mother, her sister were spotted in town. reps for both actors are not commenting. but if you remember earlier, in the summer, another rumor came out, they were quick to shoot it down. haven't said anything. >> a lot couple. some good-looking kids. two a-listers. secret wedding. kept the media away. >> love lryan reynold. >> blake, a good looking girl. congratulations to the love bird there. on the opposite end of the spectrum here, heidi klum, giving an interview to katie couric, check out katie's talk show, premiers today. i don't know what time. check it out. katie will be asleep. i don't know why. said, prettyo katie about, much accused her of fornicating with the help, clear reference to her relationship with the bodyguard, martin christian, and heidi told katie, a unique choice of word. i am used to it. other people aren't. maybe she is used to some biting word by seal. maybe insight what turned sour in the marriage. he back tracked, he was clarifying, wasn't accusing heidi of treating while they were married, saying the relationship
, and a big event did take place on the alleged plantation. and a large cake was driven down from virginia. her mother, her sister were spotted in town. reps for both of the actors are not commenting but if you remember earlier in the summer another rumor came out like this, but they were quick to shoot it down. haven't said anything. a little suspect. >> a lot couple. some good-looking kids. two a-listers. good for them. a little secret wedding. kept the media away. probably smart. >> i love ryan reynolds. and you love her. >> blake. >> she is pretty. >> she's a pretty girl. congratulations to the lovebirds there. >>> on the opposite end of the spectrum here, heidi klum, giving an interview to katie couric, by the way. check out katie's new talk show, premieres today. i don't know what time. check it out. katie will be asleep. opening up to katie about, kind of, something that seal said, pretty much accused her of fornicating with the help meaning a clear reference to her relationship with her bodyguard, martin christian and heidi told katie, a unique choice of words. i am
that averages all recent polling. the biggest battleground prizes, ohio, virginia, and florida. so it is no surprise that's exactly where president obama is campaigning this week. romney's schedule has then't been announced yet. he is trying to woo a key voting group with a speech to the hispanic chamber of commerce in los angeles. but he is facing an uphill battle. four years ago, president obama won 67% of the hispanic vote. in this year, polls are indicating he could do even better. karen travers, abc news, washington. >>> i think what's fascinating though is that, the conversation has turned from the economy, now to foreign policy. and, you know, of course here everyone is still talking about the economy and the effect it had on sort of, the average american. but foreign policy is now also affecting the average american the we have all of our families, troops abroad. talking about before. sort of the green on blue, did i say that correctly? >> green on blue attacks. >> oil, everything. >> it is really important. i think it is going to be interesting to see the debates. how that
is the story. and the presidential battleground moves to virginia today in fact where president obama and mitt romney have duelling campaign appearances. the second day in the row they shared the same state. yesterday was ohio. candidates focused there on job creation and also threat to american workers from china. >> i am not fighting to create democratic jobs or republican jobs, i'm any fighting to create american jobs. >> do you want four more years with 23 million people struggling to fiend a job? >> romney though is facing a very uphill battle in that state. abc news now has moved ohio from the toss-up column to the lean-obama column in its electoral college ratings. >>> now to the latest fiery rhetoric from the iranian president, railing against the west in what was likely his final speech before the u.n. general assembly. mahmoud ahmadinejad blasting the u.s. and european union accusing them of entrusting themselves off to the devil. he also referred to israelis as "uncivilized zionists" and ahmadinejad made no mention of the nuclear program, and called for a new world order. both u.s.
. vp contender paul ryan was in one of them. virginia, where he went after the president on the economy. >> mitt romney and i are not running to redistribute the wealth. mitt romney and i are running to help americans create wealth! >> the campaign is having a very bad day or very bad week. and it's sscircumstances lic s that, desperate efforts are made to change the subject. >> reporter: the romney video isn't just shaking up the presidential race, several republicans have distanced themselves from romney's comments. john, sunny back to you. >> karen, thank you very much. >> it is really something. i thin tik it was well played to the forum in florida, one of the key states with univision to try to appeal to the latino vote. he really would need that. >> we are partners with univision, abc, and president obama will be there today. taking his turn. >> well played as well. >> yes, romney is staying in florida. such a big crucial state. he will been sarasota today. >> right. right. we will be watching him. >>> just two weeks after the political conventions wrapped up there is bipartisan a
, and that was virginia city. back to you, cathy. old west, $1,600. what is the chisholm trail? finish-- now the $2,000 clue... who is... hickok? no. justin or cathy? who is bat masterson? bat masterson. all right. that wraps up this round. let's go to final jeopardy! and see what the category is-- world history. good subject. clue coming up. on our newly expanded advanced digital network, a connection you can count on. introducing at&t u-verse high speed internet with more speed options, reliability and wi-fi hot spots than ever. go to our website below to get u-verse high speed internet for just 14.95 a month for 12 months with a one-year price guarantee. it's all the speed you need all at a great price. our newly expanded advanced digital network gives you more of what you enjoy online. and with at&t, our wireless gateway turns your home into a private wi-fi hot spot that connects your wi-fi devices and can even save on your smart phone data usage at home. go to our website below to get at&t u-verse high speed internet for just 14.95 a month for 12 months with a one-year price guarantee. that in
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